23rd Sep2014

A new hope for south side young people

by TH

NJC founder Jim McColl

Newlands Junior College came a step closer today as founder Jim McColl predicted a rewarding future for the kind of young people who may have been let down by the existing education system.

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19th Sep2014

Scotland says ‘No Thanks’

by TH

The independence issue has been settled, Tom Harris MP has told supporters. Speaking after the official announcement of the result of the referendum, the Glasgow South MP called on Yes supporters to accept the democratic will of the Scottish people and accept that Scotland’s future is within the United Kingdom.

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05th Sep2014

Nat attack!

by TH

The ‘No Thanks’ campaign HQ in Cathcart has become the latest target of nationalist thugs aiming to silence any dissenting voices.

‘No Thanks’ banners were ripped down from the shop in Langside Place, Langside, last night.

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02nd Sep2014

Cathcart ‘No Thanks’ shop open for business!

by TH

East Renfrewshire MP Jim Murphy performed the honours at the opening of the new “No Thanks” HQ in Cathcart yesterday.

The shop, at 34 Langside Place, will serve as the base for the local “No Thanks” campaign between now and September 18. Jim, who is also the Shadow International Development Secretary, came along to offer some words of encouragement to supporters before restarting his “100 Streets in 100 Days” speaking tour, which had been put on hold because of intimidation by nationalist thugs.

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28th Aug2014

Pensioners’ centre regenerates!

by TH

Tom with Lord Provost Sadie Docherty and Councillor Malcolm Cunning (far right), former Glasgow Provost, Pat Lally (far left), and centre manager Melanie O'Donnell

Tom Harris MP was among the guests who welcomed Glasgow’s Lord Provost, Councillor Sadie Docherty, to formally open the new Senior Centre in Castlemilk’s Dougrie Drive earlier today.

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14th Aug2014

Kingswood takes home the silver

by TH

Helen McMurdo of Kingswood Bowling Club accepts the cup from Carolyn

Kingswood bowlers returned home with the silver once again after being handed the annual “Mrs Harris Trophy”.

The ladies’ team were presented with the cup by the competition sponsor, Carolyn Harris, who founded the contest as a balance to the long-running men’s Parliamentary Trophy, sponsored by her husband, the Glasgow South MP, Tom Harris.

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09th Aug2014

Wales says ‘No Thanks!’

by TH

Kevin (front row, second from right) and local MP Tom Harris hold the Welsh national flag at the start of campaigning in Cathcart

Shadow Schools Minister Kevin Brennan joined the “No Thanks” campaign in Cathcart today, offering solidarity with his Welsh constituents.

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03rd Aug2014

Remembering the fallen

by TH

Polllokshaws war memorial

A century after the start of World War I, citizens of Pollokshaws gathered in the rain this afternoon to pay tribute to local men who died in the conflict.

Local MP Tom Harris formally welcomed the crowd to Pollokshaws Burgh Hall, where the recently-restored war memorial was rededicated in a multi-denominational service.

The event was organised by Pollokshaws resident and former councillor, Colin Deans.

The full text of Tom’s speech:

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